Top lots sold on thesaleroom.com in September

As Autumn has arrived it’s time to bring you a round up of the Top Ten lots sold on thesaleroom.com this September. It’s been a big month for coin collectors, thanks to some big and very successful numismatic sales. Half of our top sold lots this month are coins from the late 1600s! The list also features two very different oil paintings – one Welsh and one Russian.

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1. George III, pattern crown, 1817

 

Topping our list is this George III crown which sold online for a staggering £70,000 at St. James’s Auctions.

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2. An 18th/19th Century Canton Enamel and Stained Ivory Rectangular Jardiniere

 

An unusual jardiniere was sold by Adams for €56,000 (£39,597). This was way above is estimate of €1,500 – €2,000.

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3. A Chinese Ming Dynasty Inlaid Bronze You Vase & Cover

 

This vase and cover is based on an early Western Zhou original and certainly proved its worth when it was sold by John Nicholson’s for £29,000.

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4. An Aborigine broad shield

 

This Aboriginal lot more than doubled its estimate when it was sold by Woolley & Wallis for £28,000.

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5. Troas, Abydos EL Stater. Circa 520-500 BC

 

The oldest coin to appear on this list was sold by Roma Numismatics Ltd. for £28,000 and dates back to 520-500 BC.

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6. Richard-Karl Karlovitch Zommer (1866-1939), oil on canvas

 

This village scene sold above its conservative estimate of €1,000 – €1,500 when it reached €38,000 (£26,869) under the hammer at Babuino Casa d’Aste.

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7. Sir Kyffin Williams RA, oil on canvas

 

This oil painting depicting the Welsh mountain peaks of Snowdon sold for £26,500 at Roger Jones & Co.

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8. James II, five guineas, 1687

The third coin on our list was sold for £25,000 by St. James’ Auctions.

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9. Gold Commemorative 2-Ducats, 1677

And another…the fourth coin on our list was sold by Baldwin’s for £24,000. This special coin caught someone’s eye, and exceeded its estimate of £3,500 – £4,500.

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10. James II, five guineas, 1686

We finish the list as we started it, with a final coin sold by St. James’ Auctions. This lot sold for £23,000.

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